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Division Profile

  • Division name: Isaacs
  • State: Victoria
  • Name derivation: Named after Sir Isaac Isaacs 1855-1948, Member of the House of Representatives 1901-06, Chief Justice of the High Court 1930 and Governor-General of Australia 1931-36.
  • Size & Location description: The Division of Isaacs is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 166 sq km on the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay from Mentone to Carrum then inland to Skye and up to Noble Park. The main suburbs include Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Carrum Downs (part), Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Dandenong South, Edithvale, Keysborough, Lyndhurst (part), Mentone (part), Mordialloc, Noble Park (part), Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Skye (part) and Waterways.
  • Products/industries of the area: Light manufacturing especially around Braeside.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1948/1949
  • Demographic rating Outer Metropolitan